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Navigating the role of an architect in a Dynamics 365 Scrum team with Allan de Castro

May 19, 2023

#141. On this episode of Amazing Apps, podcast host Neil Benson is joined by Allan de Castro, a senior technical consultant for the Power Platform at Avanade France. They discuss their experience applying Scrum to recent pro…

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Using Figma to design business apps with Andrew Ly

Dec. 13, 2022

132. Today’s guest is Andrew Ly, a Microsoft Business Applications Solutioning Lead at IBM Consulting in Australia. Andrew shares his 22 years of experience in the Microsoft space, including the type of work he does and the …

Guest: Andrew Ly
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Deploying Dynamics 365 Field Service with Magnus Sørensen

Nov. 24, 2022

131. Today’s guest is Magnus Gether Sørensen, a Dynamics 365 Field Service expert at Delegate in Denmark. Magnus shares with us some of the Field Service projects he has worked on, as well as the interesting challenges that …

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Sprint 1 is done!

Oct. 19, 2022

#130. Sprint 1 is a magical, wonderful, beautiful thing. Find out how my messy, unstructured and un-estimated sprint 1 unfurled on a recent project to build a Power Platform app for a mid-size Microsoft customer in financial…

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Defining requirements for complex Power Platform apps with Hamish Sheild

June 7, 2022

120. Hamish Sheild describes his five step Solution Mapping framework for using design thinking principles to define the requirements for complex Power Platform applications. Hamish has discovered Outlook's Board View and Ne…

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Is Pre-Sales the Key to Power Platform Success? with Craig McGeough

May 29, 2022

119. What's the role of pre-sales in setting up Microsoft customers and partners for successful Dynamics 365 and Power Platform projects? Today's guest is Craig McGeough, Power Platform Pre-Sales Consultant at Incremental Gr…

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Six challenges of enterprise Dynamics 365 projects with Andrew Bibby and Dani Kahil

May 3, 2022

#116. Dani Kahil interviews Andrew Bibby about a pivotal, multi-year Dynamics 365 business transformation project in financial services. Dani Kahil and Andrew Bibby are both Microsoft Business Applications MVPs. Dani is an i…

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Power Platform at the heart of Scotland’s new recycling scheme

March 28, 2022

#112. Dani Kahil interviews Paddy Byrne about the Power Platform's role in enabling Scotland's new recycling scheme for single-use drinking containers. Scots people are famous for being careful with their money so I imagine …

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"OMG, I love your new system. It's so easy to use!" with Bruce Sithole, 365 Mechanix

Sept. 29, 2021

#102. Bruce Sithole's team at 265 Mechanix built a Power Portal application for a business to business lender that earned some serious kudos for his customer. Find out how in this episode of Amazing Applications. We also cov…

Guest: Bruce Sithole
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Business Transformation with Microsoft Business Apps with Lipi Sarkar

Sept. 16, 2021

#101. DynamicsCon starts next week. Lipi Sarkar is presenting two sessions at DynamicsCon and joins me to share the highlights from her presentations as well as her book, Build a Digital Future. Resources Register for Dynami…

Guest: Lipi Sarkar
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How to Design Forms for Amazing User Experiences with Mary Ann Castro

Sept. 3, 2021

#99. We all know that good form design is important especially when we're building model-driven Power Apps and Dynamics 365 apps. But what actually makes a good form design? Join me as Mary Ann Castro shares her secrets of e…

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Hello, My Sweet Chatbot 🥰 with Dian Taylor

Aug. 24, 2021

#98. Hey everyone, Dian Taylor is here! Dian is a two-time MVP and a director of pre-sales at RSM US. She's presenting, 'Getting Started with Power Virtual Agents' at DynamicsCon on 20 September. So I invited Dian onto the A…

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Power BI Deferred Design with Reza Rad, RADACAD

June 14, 2021

#91. Join me with Reza Rad, the founder and CEO of RADACAD providing Power BI training and consultancy services to thousands of Microsoft customers and partners every year. Reza's list of achievements is pretty embarrassing.…

Guest: Reza Rad
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A Power Apps Portal for 1 Million Users in 100 hours with Mohammed Mohsin Khalid, Imperium Dynamics

May 31, 2021

#89. Join me with Mohammad Mohsin Khalid. And he's the founder, CEO and chief architect at Imperium Dynamics. He and his team built a Power Portal to support a million constituents booking their COVID test appointments, and …

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Bonus: Extended Interview with CJ Brooks, MISSION CRM

March 24, 2021

#79. Bonus extended interview with CJ Brooks, a Fundraising and Engagement Architect at Mission CRM as we talk about how Mission CRM closed the doors on their consulting practice to focus on building the Mission CRM fundrais…